Archive for December, 2008

Keanu’s back

Posted in Movie Reviews with tags , , , , , , , on December 14, 2008 by Brandon


And not doin’ too badly, by my account.  Check out my review of The Day the Earth Stood Still over at Screen Junkies.

Enjoy, gangsters.


Quantum of Solace (6/10)

Posted in Entertainment, Movie Reviews with tags , , , , , , , on December 9, 2008 by Brandon


Hey, look, it’s the new James Bond film, opening with a whiz-bang car crash and more than a dozen minutes of action before the first line of explanatory dialog comes along. After this courtesy, a pissed off Bond wheels off to the next disaster he’s going to avert or cause. If theatres had a pause button, I’d have used this chance to wield my pausitory power. Because when you look closely at “Quantum of Solace,” it ain’t really a James Bond film. And coming from someone who appreciated Casino Royale’s take on the series – a re-vamp/start/newal that honored series traditions while polishing up some of the dusty ones, this ain’t exactly a compliment.
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